Birth Name: Nicole Stephanie Danielle Lyn
Place of Birth: Brampton, Ontario, Canada
Date of Birth: February 24, 1978
Ethnicity: Jamaican [African, Chinese, English, Scots-Irish, Sephardi Jewish]
Nicole Lyn is a Canadian actress. She is known for her roles on television’s Student Bodies, Eric’s World, Are You Afraid of the Dark?, and The Feast Of All Saints, among many other credits.
Her parents are Jamaican. Her mother is black/mixed race black. Her Chinese ancestry comes from her father. A picture of Nicole with her mother can be seen here.
Nicole’s maternal grandfather is Douglas Ignatious Gabay (the son of Edmund Austin/Aston Gabay and Irene Ann Chambers). Douglas is Jamaican, and is black/biracial black. Edmund was the son of George Edmund Gabay and Emma Elizabeth Muddie/Mudie. Irene was the daughter of Wilford Chambers and Rebecca Predita Grubb.
Nicole’s maternal grandmother was Faith Constance Osborne (the daughter of Conrad Constantine Osborne and Zara Millicent Campbell). Faith was born in Jamaica, and was black/biracial black. Conrad was the son of Leopold Sigismund Osborne and Julia Josephine Silvera, and had African, Scots-Irish, and Sephardi Jewish ancestry. Millicent was the daughter of Aubrey James Campbell and Rosabell/Rosa Agatha Day.
Nicole is a second cousin, twice removed, of singer and actress Gloria Reuben. Nicole’s paternal great-great-great-grandparents, John Edmund/Edward Gabay and Amelia, were also Gloria’s paternal great-grandparents.
Sources: Marriage record of Nicole’s maternal great-grandparents, Edmund Austin/Aston Gabay and Irene Ann Chambers – https://www.familysearch.org
Genealogy of Nicole’s maternal great-grandfather, Edmund Austin/Aston Gabay – https://www.geni.com
Birth record of Nicole’s maternal great-grandfather, Edmund Austin/Aston Gabay – https://www.familysearch.org
Marriage record of Nicole’s maternal great-great-grandparents, Wilford Chambers and Rebecca Predita Grubb – https://www.familysearch.org